Every Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Gone

Each and every level crossing between Caulfield and Dandenong is officially a relic of the past as part of the single biggest Level Crossing Removal Project in Melbourne’s history, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. A new 3.2-kilometre stretch of elevated rail opened for passengers today between …

$2m funding boost for Black Rock Life Saving Club

The Andrews Labor Government is contributing $2 million towards a major redevelopment of Black Rock Life Saving Club’s ageing clubhouse. Southern Metropolitan MP Philip Dalidakis visited the bayside club today to announce the funding, which is allocated as part of the Victorian Budget 2018-19. “We’re …

Harnessing opportunities in the Caulfield Station Precinct

The Victorian Government is looking to residents, students and wider community members to share their ideas about the future of the Caulfield Station Precinct. The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA), the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and Glen Eira City Council and are preparing a …

Once-in-a-generation transformation of our Arts Precinct

Melbourne will become home to Australia’s largest contemporary art gallery as part of a once-in-a-generation transformation of the arts precinct that will deliver new public space, better theatres and thousands of local jobs. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley at the …

Pick Your Project: Grassroots community fund now open

Victorians everywhere now have the chance to pitch their ideas for community projects and to vote for them, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $30 million Pick My Project fund. Minister for Suburban Development Lily D’Ambrosio joined Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson to mark the opening of the …

AJN opinion piece: “Where’s the money, Malcolm?”

AJN opinion piece: “Where’s the money, Malcolm?” as published in the Australian Jewish News May 18,2018 1,275 days is a long time. 1,275 days ago, Hawthorn had just won the 2nd of their 3 premierships in a row and my beloved Saints had just won their 16th wooden spoon. Tony Abbott was still …

South Yarra site for $27.5m co-ed school for talented students

High-achieving students in Victoria will soon have access to a new state-of-the-art facility, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the Victorian Budget 2018/19 includes $27.5 million to build a new, co-educational Centre for Higher Education Studies next to …

Getting things done in Southern Metro

The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will deliver new skills, good jobs, more schools and better roads for every Victorian. Families in the Southern Metropolitan Region will have a good school close to home, with nearly $1.3 billion invested in schools around the state. “We’re upgrading and building new local schools …

New tram to connect city’s south-east

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for locals in Melbourne’s busy south-eastern suburbs to get between Caulfield and Rowville, with planning and design to begin on a new tram route to connect the precincts. The route would provide a fast, alternative transport option for thousands of Victorians …